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Wedding Crashers

Wedding Crashers

Date: Sep 06 2005


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In America it’s common knowledge that one of the best places to meet single women is at a wedding. In the movie Wedding Crashers, John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn) are divorce lawyers who spend their weekends crashing weddings. When John falls in love with a young girl (Claire Cleary) he meets at a wedding, he and Jeremy join the girl for a wild weekend at her family’s estate.


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Dave:  Derek, do you like Vince Vaughn?

Derek:  Um, yeah. He’s a pretty good actor.

Dave:  Yeah. He and Owen Wilson, they had a movie out this summer called Wedding Crashers.

Derek:  Oh yeah, I heard about that. I know a lot of people who have been talking about that movie.

Dave:  Yeah, have you seen it?

Derek:  Ah, no I haven’t yet. Everybody recommends it.

Dave:  Yeah, I recommend it. It’s a hilarious movie.

Derek:  Yeah, what…what’s it about, mostly?

Dave:  Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson play divorce lawyers.

Derek:  Ah.

Dave:  And what they do is, they go around crashing weddings over the summertime. Because, what’s the best place to meet a single woman?

Derek:  Well, that would be at a wedding.

Dave:  It is – at a wedding. I don’t know why that is. But in the movie, they go to weddings and they meet single women. Then, one particular wedding Owen Wilson meets a young girl, falls in love; Vince Vaughn meets a young girl who falls in love with him. What happens is pretty hilarious.

Derek:  That sounds like it might be pretty entertaining.



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There are a number of places to meet people. Many twentysomethings hit the bars and dance clubs in search of Mr. or Mrs. Right. Other popular places are weddings, grocery stores, laundromats and parks. What are popular pick-up joints in your country?


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